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Weibring Golf Club Superintendent
Travis Williams joined the Illinois State Athletics staff in April 2015, as the Weibring Golf Club Superintendent. Williams bring a wealth of knowledge to the position and 11 years’ experience.
Prior to Illinois State, Williams worked as the golf course superintendent at The Oaks Golf Course in Springfield, Illinois, for nine years. At the Oaks Golf Course, Williams worked to improve playing conditions on a yearly basis by implementing a combination of cultural practice programs. He also integrated newly developed plant health products that increased overall plant health, while staying within a fiscally responsible budget.
In addition, Williams cultivated a team-oriented atmosphere among the various departments to provide the best possible experience for the customers, as well as the employees. He also developed a long range plan for improvements to the golf course, which included additional tee boxes, yearly bunker renovations, multiple landscape improvement projects, and the addition of a Bentgrass nursery.
Williams also has two years’ experience as an assistant golf superintendent at two private clubs in the Chicago area to go along with ground maintenance and landscape experience.
Williams earned a degree in horticulture with a specialization in Turfgrass management from Illinois in 2004. He holds a Class A certification from the Golf Course Superintendent Association of America, is a member of the Central Illinois Golf Course Superintendent’s Association and the Midwest Association of Golf Course Superintendents, and is a licensed State of Illinois Applicator.